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Gunner's Folding Rule, by Benjamin Jobson, English, 1680

Inventory Number: 37620
Object Type:
Persons: Benjamin Jobson
Date Created: Dated 1680
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1995-6
Brief Description: Folding rule with two gunnery tables, scale of 18 inches, double logarithmic scale of numbers, pinhole and point sights and additional folding brass extension rule used in conjunction with 45° altitude scale (plumb line missing).
Primary Inscriptions: "Bengiman Jobson 1680" punched on one leg
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Material(s): Boxwood and brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
250 51 12 mm

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